Month: January 2017

Needles, Not Leaves: Why Pine Trees Developed Needles

Blue Spruce Tree Nursery in Colorado

If you ever find yourself taking a walk through a healthy forest, you will no doubt notice that every tree is different. Some are tall while others are short, some are bare while others are full, and some of these trees have leaves while others have needles. Yes, trees are very different, especially when it… Read more »

Why Do Trees Produce Sap?

Blue Spruce Tree Farm in Summit County CO

If you have ever found yourself in a forest or otherwise around pine trees, then you may have noticed that some of them are coated in places with a sticky sap. If you are not an expert in dendrology – the study of trees – then you may not understand where this sap comes from… Read more »

All About Pinecones

Blue Spruces For Sale in Colorado

If you’ve ever taken a walk through a forest or played at a park that had a lot of trees inside of it, then you’ve probably come across pinecones. But what do you really know about them, outside of the fact that they eventually fall off the trees that they come from and end up… Read more »